Poznań is one of Poland’s major academic centers. According to recent statistics, there are 550 thousand inhabitants, about 130 thousand students, including 28 thousand foreign students. The city offers almost 230 degree programmes run by 28 higher education institutions that rank high nationally. Apart from outstanding academic environment, Poznan attracts people with multiple job opportunities as well as a whole range of cultural, sport and leisure activities. Poznań has two symbols: goats from the town hall tower and a croissant, but the city offers much more than that. It’s the unique atmosphere, the open-minded people and the variety of cultural events that can really win the hearts of visitors.The Malta lake sport complex allows sport enthusiasts enjoy skiing and canoeing all year through.The number of cycling routes around the city still expands, which allows the people of Poznań to keep in shape and to keep the environment green. Live music lovers can’t miss music festivals such as Enea Spring Break, Ethno Port or Era Jazuu. Malta Festival, which has been one of the most important cultural events of Central Europe for 25 years, will satisfy even the most picky fans with its interdisciplinary and multicultural programme. Poznań is also a very green city full of parks, water and leisure area that spread along the Warta river. During hot summer nights the banks of the river become a popular meeting spot. The variety of cultural institutions, theatres and cinemas will leave no one feel bored. Those who are into nightlife can enjoy numerous clubs, concert halls and restaurant. As Poznań tries to fulfill modern-day needs, free Wi-Fi is provided across the city. Those who don’t know Poznań at all can use audio guides to discover the city at their own pace. Free auido guides with different routes are available for download from Poznan travel website.